(video) DACA: At the Crossroads of Advocacy, Equity, and Health

Oct. 6 – The Health Advocacy Workgroup at Centro SOL and the Office of Public Health Practice and Training at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health presented this event to discuss history of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and how it impacts Baltimore, immigration and human rights, and the impact that immigration status has on health. The goal was to educate and to empower professionals who may come across temporary status holders to take action in supporting them.

Watch below the full panel presentation featuring:

  • George Escobar, Senior Director, Human Services, CASA de Maryland
  • Leonard Rubenstein, JD, Director of the Program on Human Rights, Health and Conflict, Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Kathleen Page, MD, Co-Director, Centro SOL, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Barbara Cook, MD, Medical Director, The Access Partnership, Johns Hopkins Medicine

This event will be followed by a panel “DACA and Beyond: The Impact of Restorative Immigration Policies . What can you do?” on Oct. 30, 2017 presented by the University of Maryland, Baltimore

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